Ravicti Side Effects
Generic name: glycerol phenylbutyrate
Note: This document contains side effect information about glycerol phenylbutyrate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ravicti.
Some side effects of Ravicti may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to glycerol phenylbutyrate: oral solution
Along with its needed effects, glycerol phenylbutyrate (the active ingredient contained in Ravicti) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking glycerol phenylbutyrate:More common
- Continuing nausea or vomiting
- increase in the frequency of seizures
- loss of appetite
- swelling of the face
- tiredness and weakness
Some side effects of glycerol phenylbutyrate may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More common
- Bloated or full feeling
- excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
- passing gas
- upper abdominal or stomach pain
- Acid or sour stomach
- stomach discomfort or upset
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to glycerol phenylbutyrate: oral liquid
The most frequently reported side effects included diarrhea, flatulence, and headache.
Very common (10% or more): Rash (pediatric patients)
Very common (10% or more): Diarrhea (16%), flatulence (14%), dizziness (adult patients), abdominal pain (pediatric patients)
Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain (7%), vomiting (7%), dyspepsia (5%), nausea (1%)
Common (1% to 10%): Decreased appetite (7%)
Very common (10% or more): Headache (14%)
Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue (7%), increased ammonia (5%)
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